.            Samuel Nester, c1810-11 - 1866, s/o Christian Nester
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

243   Samuel Nester,4                                                                                                     24   (Christian,3,Andrew,2,Frederick,1)
.
.             b ca 1810-11 Pa acc to census records (b 11 May 1816 acc to his bapt record); d 1866 York Co, Pa.
.                Baptismal record: Samuel Nester, b 11 May 1816, bapt 20 May 1816 Evangelical Lutheran Church, Warwick, Lancaster Co, Pa,
.                s/o Christian Nester and wf Maria.
.             m Sarah Ann Burns, b ca 1820 Pa, d 30 Mar 1880 Rossville, York Co.

.             1850 York Co, Pa census, Warrington Twp, p 402, #1274/1277, Samuel Nester,40 Pa, farmer, Sarah,30, Mary E.,7, Elizabeth,3,
.                      Sarah A.,2.
.             1860 York Co census, Fairview Twp, p 52, #378/378, Samuel Nester,49 Pa, farmer, --, $500, Sarah,40 Pa, Mary E.,18 Pa, Eliza-
.                      beth J.,15 Pa, Sarah A.,12 Pa, Emanda,9 Pa, Isaac B.,9 Pa, Carline,5 Pa, Cathrine,2 Pa, Samuel,2 Pa, Benjamon Baxter,33 Pa,
.                      coller, $150, --.
.             1870 York Co census, Fairview Twp, p 300, #37/37, Sarah Nester,50 Pa, --, $200.

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1.   Mary E. Nester, b ca 1842-43 Pa, m 8 Oct 1863 Cumberland Co to J. F. Metler of Philadelphia.  Marr witnessed by Mr and
.                   Mrs Biel and Mrs Nester.

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2.   Elizabeth Jane Nester (Jane), b ca 1845 Pa, d prior 1900, m 3 May 1866 York Co to Kersey J. Walker, b Feb 1840 Pa, d 23
.                   Mar 1906 Marion, Grant Co, Ind, bur Marion National Cem, Marion, s/o Jesse K. Walker and Margaret Myers.
.                   See
picture of his tombstone below: "SERG'T K.J. Walker CO. L. 3 PA. H.A."
.                   1890 Fairview, York Co, Kersey J. Walker on census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War.
.                   1891, 22 Feb: Kersey J. Walker received Civil War pension.
.                   1900 Dauphin Co census, Steelton, ED 100, sheet 2A, 134 Front St, #21/21, Kersey J. Walker, Feb 1840 Pa (wid), day labor,
.                            Calvin, Jul 1873 Pa, day labor, plus a housekeeper.
.                   1903 Marion, Ind: Kersey J. Walker, age 62, b Huntington, Pa, in US National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.
.                   issue:
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a.   Margaret Walker (Maggie), b ca 1867 Pa.
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b.   Jessie Frank Walker (Frank), b ca 1869-70 Pa.
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c.   Calvin H. Walker, b Jul 1873 Pa, m 2 Oct 1903 Harrisburg, Dauphin Co to Mighon May Keener, b ca 1885, d/o W. H.
.                         and Ida May Keener.
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d.   Rutherford B. Hays Walker (Hays), b 19 Jan 1877 York Co, d 30 May 1907 Harrisburg, Dauphin Co, "age 30 yrs, of
.                         pleurisy, tuberculosis, s/o Kerry J. Nester and Elizabeth J. Nester", bur Paxtang Cem.  Informant for death certificate: Mrs.
.                         Hayes Walker.

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3.   Sarah Ann Nester (Annie), b 20 Aug 1847 York Co, d 18 Mar 1932 Harrisburg, Dauphin Co, "age 84 yrs, 6 mos, 28 days, of
.                   chronic interstital nephritis, valvular heart disease, bur Mechanicsburg, d/o Samuel Nester and Sarah Burns", m 11 Dec 1866 to
.                   John William Walker, b 12 Feb 1939 Pa, d 30 Aug 1913 Silver Spring Twp, Cumberland Co, "age 74 yrs, 6 mos, 18 days, of
.                   inflammation of the bowels, divorced, s/o Samuel Walker", bur Fileys Church Cem.
.                   See
image of Annie's death certificate below, informant Mrs. Edith Cocklin.
.                   See
image of John's death certificate below, informant Neff Walker.
.                   1870 Cumberland Co, Pa census, Allen Twp, Shiremanstown, p 3, #28/28, John W. Walker,33 Pa, coach maker, $12,200, $250,
.                            Sarah Ann,22 Pa, Ulysus Grant,3/12 Pa.
.                   1880 Cumberland Co census, Shiremanstown, p 67D, #44/44, John Walker,42 Pa, coach maker, Sarah,32 Pa, Grant,10 Pa, Mil-
.                            ton,8 Pa, Emma,6 Pa, Charlie,4 Pa, Cloeva,1 Pa.
.                   1900 census, family not located.
.                   1910 Cumberland Co census, Silver Spring Twp, ED 174, sheet 8A, #151/152, John W. Walker,71 Pa (wid, marr 37 yrs), far-
.                            mer, general farm, Neff,23 Pa, farm worker, home farm.
.                   1910 Cumberland Co census, Mechanicsburg, ED 24, sheet 6B, 110 N Arch St, #152/161, Annie Nester,62 Pa (wid, 10 ch, 7
.                            living), washerwoman, out.
.                   1920 Cumberland Co census, Mechanicsburg, ED 25, sheet 8A, 110 N Arch St, #181/194, Annie Nester,72 Pa (div), washer-
.                            woman, out.
.                   1930 Dauphin Co census, Harrisburg, ED 22-52, sheet 9A, 635 Emerald St, Anna Walker,82 Pa (wid, marr age 26, mother), liv-
.                            with Edythelynd Walker,40 Pa (single), housework, private family.  L. Fred Cocklin,45 Pa (div) was also in household.
.                   issue:
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a.   Alford F. Walker, "d 5 Apr 1869, aged 1 yrs, 8 mos, 11 d, s/o JW + SA Walker" acc to stone in Filey's Christ Lutheran
.                         Church Cem.
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b.   Gloria Walker, "d 6 Jan 1862, aged 3 yrs, ? mos, 9 d, d/o JW + SA Walker", bur Filey's Christ Lutheran Church Cem.
.                         (death year must be in error)
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c.   Ulysses Grant Walker (Grant), b ca 1870 Pa.
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d.   Milton J. Walker, b 8 May 1872 Cumberland Co, d 3 Feb 1938 Carlisle, Cumberland Co, "age 65 yrs, 8  mos 25 days, of
.                         gun-shot wound of left chest - suicidal, hemorrhage of left lung - gunshot wound by 22 calibre rifle, s/o John Walker and
.                         Annie Nester", Mechanicsburg Cem, m Minnie ____, b Oct 1873 Pa.
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e.   Emma Walker, b ca 1874 Pa.
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f.   Charlie Walker, b ca 1876 Pa.
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g.   Cloeva Walker, b ca 1879 Pa.
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h.   Neff Walker, b 29 Nov 1885 Cumberland Co, d 5 Dec 1950 Harrisburg, Dauphin Co, "age 65 yrs, of large bowel obstruc-
.                         tion, gangrene of bowel, possible megacolon, married, s/o John H. Walker and Anna Nester", bur Stone Church Cem,
.                         Mechanicsburg, m Henrietta E. ____, b ca 1896 Pa.  Informant for his death record Geo Walker.
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i.   Edith M. Walker, b 1889 Pa, bur Shoops Cem, Harrisburg, m Alfred B. Cocklin, b 21 May 1884 Harrisburg, d 22 Apr
.                         1957 Harrisburg, "age 72 yrs, of pulmonary embolus, aneurysm of left popliteal artery, s/o John B. Cocklin and Martha F.
.                        ?Mahaffe", bur Shoops Cem, Colonial Park, Dauphin Co.
.                         She was Edith Cocklin, informant for her mother's death certificate.
.                         Informant for his death record was Edith Walker Cocklin of 635 Emerald, which was Alfred's given address.
.                         1910 Dauphin Co census, Harrisburg, ED 62, sheet 3B, 302  N 1st, #74/74, Edith Walker,20 Pa, seamstress, factory, boar-
.                                  der with John P. and Fannie M. Cocklin family.
.                         1940 Dauphin Co census, Harrisburg, ED 22-60, sheet 11B, 635 Emerald St, #272, Alfred B. Conklin,55 Pa, locomotive
.                                  machinist, steam R.R. repair shop, Edith M.,50 Pa.

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4.   Amanda Laura Nester, b 17 Jan 1851 York Co, d 6 Dec 1884, bur Filey's Christ Lutheran Church Cem, Monaghan Twp, York
.                   Co, m Joseph Bowers Nesbit, b 24 Jan 1843 Pa, d 16 Dec 1916 Harrisburg, Dauphin Co, "age 73 yrs, 10 mos, 22 days, of mitral
.                   disease of heart, s/o Creighton Nesbit and Anna Klinedinst", bur Paxtang Cem, Paxtang, Dauphin Co.  Acc to Ref 3 below, he
.                   was s/ot John Creigh Nesbit (s/o Lt John Nesbit and Mary Glass) and Julia A. Klinedinst (July).  Joseph m(2) Lydia A. Hart-
.                   man, b 9 Mar 1856, d 13 May 1893, and m(3) 1 Jul 1894 to Mary Ellen Simmons Brinton, b 6 Apr 1856 Pa, d 28 Nov 1927
.                   Harrisburg, bur Paxtang Cem, wid of David G. Brinton.
.                   See pictures of Amanda's and Joseph and Mary's tombstones below, and
image of Joseph's death certificate below.
.                   issue:
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a.   Elmer Ellsworth Nesbit, b 13 Oct 1869 York Co, d 8 Sep 1951 Wellsville, York Co, "age 81 yrs, of chronic myocarditis,
.                         plebitis rt leg, gangrene rt foot, s/o Joseph Nesbit and Molinda Nester", bur Quaker Cem, Wellsville,  m 11 May 1893 York
.                         Co to Clara E. Myers, b Aug 1867 Pa.  She was a Ferrence acc to one source.
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b.   Ann Maria Nesbit, b 28 Apr 1871 York Co, d 30 Nov 1948 Harrisburg, Dauphin Co, "age 76 yrs, 7 mos, 9 days, of cere-
.                         bral hemorrhage, hypertension, d/o Joseph Nesbit and Nester", bur Paxtang Cem, Dauphin Co, m 30 Oct 1888 York Co to
.                         John Wesley Bierbower (Wesley), b Mar 1867 Pa.  He was prob the John W., age 3, s/o Lewis and Sarah Beirbower, listed
.                         in the 1870 York Co census, Warrington Twp.
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c.   Sallie Catherine Nesbit, b 11 Apr 1873 York Co, d 3 Mar 1945 Harrisburg, Dauphin Co, "age 72 yrs, 11 mos, 3 days,
.                         d/o Joseph Nesbit and Amanda Stevens Nester", bur Lewisberry, York Co, m 9 May 1891 York Co to Franklin Jennings
.                         (Frank), b Jun 1866 Pa.

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5.   Isaac B. Nester, b 13 Mar 1853 York Co (b May 1851 acc to 1900 census), m Emma Jane Manear (Jane).
.                   1870 York Co census, Fairview Twp, p 5, #34/34, Isaac Nester,18 Pa, farm laborer, living with Abraham and Mary J. Sutton.

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6.   Carline Nester, b ca 1855 Pa.
.                   1870 census, Carline not located.

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7.   Katharine Nester (Kate), b Mar 1859 York Co, Pa, d 9 Jan 1938 Dillsburg, bur Filey's Cem, "b 5 Mar 1861, age 77 yrs, 10
.                   mos, 4 days, of cerebral apoplexy, chronic neuritis of right lower extremity, d/o Samuel Nestor and Sarah Burns", bur Filey's
.                   Cem, m 3 Jan 1878 Cumberland Co, Pa to John Milton Brown, b Jul 1850 Cumberland Co, Pa, d 4 Nov 1923 Dillsburg, bur
.                   Filey's Cem, s/o John and Margaret Brown.  See Catherine's, John's, and son Morris'
picture below.  See image of "Catherine's"
.                   death certificate below, informant Morris Brown.  See
pictures of Kate's and John's tombstones below.
.                   1870 Cumberland Co, Pa census, Upper Allen Twp, p 17, #126/132, Kate Nester,12 Pa, living with Elias and Mary E. Schwin.
.                   issue:
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a.   Morris K. Brown, b Feb 1885 Pa.
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b.   Charles M. Brown, b Nov 1889 Pa, m 16 Aug 1913 York Co to Martha M. V. Hopkins.
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c.   Franklin Brown (Franklin,Frank), b 14 Mar 1892 Pa, d 17 May 1950 York Co, "age 58 yrs, of chronic interstitial neph-
.                         ritis, generalized arteriosclerosis, osteoarthritis, d/o John Brown and Catherine Nester", bur Mt Pleasant Church of God
.                         Cem, Monaghan Twp.  Clare Brown was the informant for his death certificate.
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d.   Howard Edward Brown, b 18 Sep 1894 Pa, d Mar 1968 (SSDI 182-32-2750 Pa).  His LR: Chambersburg, Franklin Co, Pa
.                         17201.
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e.   Clara M. Brown, b Apr 1896 Pa.
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f.   Dewey Lemon Brown (Lemon), b Jul 1899 Pa, m 19 Nov 1919 York Co to Fredricka Brinkmeyer, b ca 1902 Pa, d/o
.                         Laura Brinkmeyer.

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8.   Samuel Nester, b 5 Mar 1856 Pa, m Amanda Stambaugh.
.                   1870 York Co census, Warrington Twp, p 2, #8/8, Samuel Nester,12 Pa, goes to school, living with Franklin and Adaline R.
.                            Elcock.

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9.   William H. Nester, b 16 Jun 1861 Pa, m Hattie Jane Aker.
.                   1870 York Co census, Warrington Twp, p 20, #155/162, William Nester,9 Pa, goes to school, living with Joseph and Amanda
.                            Nesbet.








.             Ref:  1.   Robert A. (Rob) Nester's notes.
.                      2.   
www.yorkcountyarchives.org/records.asp  
.                      3. "
Nesbit, Ross, Porter, and Taggert", Blanche T. Harman.  Book is in Historical Society of York County.
.                      4. "
Lewis Walker of Chester Valley and His Descendants", Priscila W. Streets.
.                      5. "
History of  York County", 1907, Vol II, p 953, Nesbit family.
.                      6.   trees.ancestry.com, owner: milkdud16
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.           John, Kathryn, and son Morris Brown
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